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Sharing a little encouragment
Friday, July 10, 2020      15 comments

This is a very personal blog that started in my journal. Now I'm sharing some of my thoughts tonight with others who may need encouragement. Help yourself to anything you find useful. You're welcome. Tonight I need encouragement. I usual... Read more
Organization is more important than will-power for weight loss
Thursday, July 09, 2020      8 comments

I recently watched a video that I found helpful so I am sharing the information with my Spark friends. Organization is more important than will-power for weight loss. If we don't plan ahead, we will need will-power all day long. Making... Read more
If you are happy, journey on. And if you are not, make a change.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      11 comments

I am sharing a page from my journal today for Sparkers who are not living the perfectly healthy life they want to live right now. This is posted... Read more
Slip Sliding Away
Friday, May 29, 2020      10 comments

It's been a mixed bag since Tuesday. The day goes well until evening. I am a night owl. This month I thought I got it turned around, going to ... Read more
The Tortoise and the Hare
Friday, May 22, 2020      15 comments

These little guys are my buddies. They sit on my desk to remind me that slow progress is progress. Do you remember the story of the tortoise a... Read more
Another rainy day
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      8 comments

Down another pound. That makes me happy. Only 0.8 pounds more and I will weigh what I weighed on January 1 this year. Big smile on my face. Visions of fireworks celebration. I am so close now. * * * * * ... Read more
Sunday, Sunday. So good to me.
Sunday, May 17, 2020      7 comments

Another beautiful day. ... Read more
Rhubarb. A trip down memory lane.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      9 comments

Rhubarb. It's what's for dinner. Well, maybe not. No rhubarb in the kitchen. I ate an apple instead. ... Read more
It doesn't have to be perfect
Saturday, May 09, 2020      9 comments

I've read some incredible, deeply moving blogs that have sent me into my own deep thoughts and journaling today. I'm sharing just a tiny peek here. Thank you, Spark friends. ... Read more
The feel of success, one step at a time...
Friday, May 08, 2020      12 comments

It's been a good day. Stayed on plan. No sugar. One meal today. Intermittent fasting the rest of the day. Water and one cup of black coffee during fasting hours. Calories are in a good range. Friday is my Spark weigh-in day. Down 3 pounds. ... Read more
Eliminating grazing and munching and a lot of calories
Sunday, April 05, 2020      10 comments

Tonight for two seconds I thought about snacking. No, I am not hungry. I have a glass of water and a cup of vanilla coffee (black, no additives) on the desk. Intermittent fasting helps me enormously with the munchies and grazing. It keeps ... Read more
Challenge update
Saturday, April 04, 2020      9 comments

Another Sparker blogged that she is looking forward to starting the 5% Challenge. This is a good time for challenges. Most of us have more time to cook. We also have more opportunity to gain weight because the change in our routine can lead us t... Read more
April Challenge, Day One
Thursday, April 02, 2020      10 comments

April personal challenge check in. Calories, good, under the top of the range, yay! Exercise and sleep, good. Everything logged on Spark. Broke a tooth last night. No pain. Talked to the dentist via phone this morning and will follow hi... Read more
April goals
Tuesday, March 31, 2020      10 comments

My personal challenge for April is to weigh less by the end of the month than I weigh now. My body doesn't always lose weight according to a schedule, so I'm not telling it how much to lose in April. Our state is in "stay-home" mode becaus... Read more
Where does that winning feeling go that you wake up with every morning?
Thursday, February 27, 2020      15 comments

Every morning I wake up feeling good. Full of resolve. Clean slate, new day, I got this. What will this day bring? Opportunities. ... Read more

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